The Thursday September 10 edition of Strictly Jazz Sounds features its annual DOWNBEAT Critics Poll show. Co-host Steve Braunginn features winners in all of the major categories including tracks by Jimmy Heath, Carmen McRae, Terri Lyne Carrington, John Coltrane, Kenny Barron, Jane Ira Bloom and Herbie Hancock among many others. Carrington’s “Bells (Ring Loudly)” from her latest album Waiting Game will close the show, dedicated to Daniel Prude, George Floyd, Breanna Taylor, Jacob Blake and to all Black and Brown people who suffered under the senseless police violence in our communities. Tune in to Strictly Jazz Sounds Thursday September 10, 2-5PM (CDT) at 89.9 FM or streaming at wortfm.org your place for jazz.
(Pictured: Jimmy Heath at NEA2014, photo by Stephen Braunginn)